The European Union is bringing continued pressure to bear on Denmark for deploying extra customs agents on its borders with Germany and Sweden.
Denmark’s decision to increase the number of customs officers on its borders today has been met with immediate condemnation from ‘liberal’ opposition.
By Pat Harrington – Members of the European Parliament will today debate the extension of Europe's borderless Schengen zone to Bulgaria and Romania.
By Pat Harrington – Illegal immigration was the hot topic in a debate in the European Parliament in Strasbourg recently. The unstable situation in North Africa has led to a flood of illegal immigrants into Italy and Malta. It has also exposed the weakness of the Schengen system.